Environmental and Biochemical Toxicology, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    18100 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #150 (WUR) ,
Environmental and biochemical toxicology underpins a vast array of services. There is a shortage of qualified scientists in these areas, a fact highlighted both by academic societies and industry.

About

Environmental and biochemical toxicology underpins a vast array of services. There is a shortage of qualified scientists in these areas, a fact highlighted both by academic societies and industry.

This MSc provides you with an appreciation of the underlying principles of how chemicals adversely affect living organisms. This includes identifying mechanisms through to hazard assessment, and understanding effects on human health. We also emphasise practical experience through the use of cutting-edge techniques in research laboratories.

After finishing this course you will be ready to enter consultancy or industry or to progress to PhD study.

Programme Structure

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.

Year 1

    Core

    • Consequences of Toxicological Effects

    • Toxicological Mechanisms and Measurements

    • Dissertation Project

    Information contained on the website with respect of modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, or staff changes, or new research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent in a relevant subject. We can also consider applicants with a lower second class (or equivalent) if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work).
  • IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

  • Full-time UK/EU: £8,000 + £2,000 bench fee
  • Part-time Home/EU: £4,000 + £1,000 bench fee

Funding

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